Index of Posts for Walks in Beds, Herts and Bucks

  Index of walks in Beds, Herts and Bucks: I thought it would be useful to set out an index and link to the local walks I have undertaken which I will update as time goes on.  Any comments on the walks would be more than welcome. Walks in Bedfordshire An early morning walk up…

Cuts and Alleyways – A Nostalgic St Albans Walk: Part 3

    My St Albans Walk Continues   My nostalgic walk (find Part 1 and Part 2 here)  around St Albans continued. Continuing my fascination with small doors I popped into the Abbey, where I remember marvelling as a child at how much smaller grown men were years ago!     The lovely Vintry Gardens…

Cuts and Alleyways: A Nostalgic St Albans Walk – Part 2

      My Walk around St Albans continues My nostalgic  St Albans walk continued: (Labels are left off these pictures as they were set as a challenge on a St Albans Website…. please contact me at jackiemcall@hotmail.co.uk if you wish to have further details. Maybe it is because I didn’t grow very tall!………….. but…

Cuts and Alleyways: A nostalgic St Albans Walk – Part 1

A Nostalgic St Albans Walk Prompted by a chance remark about how the City had changed since our childhood (the library is a pub, the college flats, “they’ve” knocked down the bus garage and the “Mile House”!) I decided today to return to my birthplace and take a reminiscent walk around St Albans. (And also to…

About the Journey and About Me

  Hi, and welcome to my walking  blog.  My name is Jackie McAll, and I love “trudging”.   I live in a pretty village in South Bedfordshire, noted for its John Bunyan connections and for as long as I can remember I have loved both walking and writing.  I so hope that you enjoy reading about both the…

The Alban Way – A Good Winter Walk for Muddy Days

  Today I chose to walk The Alban Way with the following thought in mind  “Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it” (G Anderson)   Joining the Alban Way Trying to get some fresh air and keep fitness levels up at this time of year is always difficult for me and…

Welcome to my Walking Blog

  My book “The Woman Who Walked Through Fear” has now been published by Sitting Duck Press.  The book describes my adventures during my Gratitude Walk of the Pilgrims’ Way and my journey through life.    My official book launch was on 25 May from 7.00 – 8.30 at Flitwick Library, Beds. Tickets £1 to include…